There's Something For Everyone at 6th Annual San Antonio Book Festival

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Journalist, author Jorge Ramos - COURTESY OF SAN ANTONIO BOOK FESTIVAL
  • Courtesy of San Antonio Book Festival
  • Journalist, author Jorge Ramos
The 6th annual San Antonio Book Festival is taking place on Saturday, April 7th. As always, it's free. This year, it will feature more than 90 authors on dozens of panels. Even if you're not a bookworm, there's a presentation for almost every interest out there – even one about serial killers.

While there aren't many details about any of the panels, here are some events that seem promising:

A fun start
Paula Poundstone Is Made of Funny
10am, The EY Tent

Discuss social issues
When the Gun Goes Off: Two Novelists Tackle Race & Class with Jardine Libaire & Attica Locke
10am, Ellison Room



See a celebrated author
Beloved Icon Sandra Cisneros
11:15am, The EY Tent

And a celebrated journalist
Jorge Ramos on the Challenge of Being a Latino Immigrant in the Trump Era
12:30 pm, The EY Tent

Talk environmental issues
A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis with Seamus McGraw
11:15 am, Auditorium

For morbid fascination
Serial Killers: Facts & Fiction with Meg Gardiner & Kate Winkler
12pm, Swartz Room

Poetry lovers
Love Gone Sideways: The Poetry of Love & Grief with Cyrus Cassells and Tomás Q. Morin
12:15pm, Ellison Room

In favor of foodies
Tortillas, Tiswin, and T-Bones: A Tour of Southwestern Food with Gregory McNamee
12:30pm, Festival Room
About wildlife and nature
Coyotes & Wolves: The Myth & Reality of the American West with Nate Blakeslee & Dan Flores
1:15, Swartz Room

Calling all kids
Magik Theater presents a bilingual performance of Goldilocks and the Three Bears
1:20pm, Holt Family Children's Reading Tent

Celebrating Texas
State of Being: Novels Set in Texas with Stefan Merrill Block, Elizabeth Crook, and Jan Reid
2:30pm, Launch SA

History buffs rejoice
When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting That Changed History with Matthew Restall
2:45pm, Festival Room

Dive into culture
The Myths of Mexico with David Bowles
3:45pm, Festival Room

Satisfying intrigue
Opening the Doors: Infiltrating Secretive Societies with Linda Castillo, Rodrigo Hasbún & Attica Locke
4pm, Latino Collection Resources Center

Get political
The Trump Administration: It's Even Worse Than You Think with David Cay Johnston
4:15pm, The EY Tent
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